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The Resource The granite kiss : traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls, Kevin Gardner ; illustrations by Guillermo Nuñez ; foreword by Susan Allport

The granite kiss : traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls, Kevin Gardner ; illustrations by Guillermo Nuñez ; foreword by Susan Allport

Label
The granite kiss : traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls
Title
The granite kiss
Title remainder
traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Gardner ; illustrations by Guillermo Nuñez ; foreword by Susan Allport
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DPB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gardner, Kevin
Dewey number
693/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH2249
LC item number
.G38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stone walls
  • Granite
  • Landscape construction
Label
The granite kiss : traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls, Kevin Gardner ; illustrations by Guillermo Nuñez ; foreword by Susan Allport
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Myth and paradox : historical contexts and misconceptions that influence stone wall builders today -- Getting started : preparing the site, acquiring material, and laying out the wall -- Placement : fitting stones together -- Faces : stones that show, and the creation of surfaces -- Special structures : variations on a theme -- Rhythm and temperament : ways of managing the work -- Notes on design : thinking about walls in the landscape -- Repair and restoration : techniques of imitation and the idea of renewal -- Why stone walls are beautiful -- Our glossary : common and uncommon terms
Control code
1542066
Dimensions
21 x 23 cm
Edition
First pbk. edition
Extent
xxiv, 198 pages
Isbn
9780881505467
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542066
  • (OCoLC)52497629
Label
The granite kiss : traditions and techniques of building New England stone walls, Kevin Gardner ; illustrations by Guillermo Nuñez ; foreword by Susan Allport
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Myth and paradox : historical contexts and misconceptions that influence stone wall builders today -- Getting started : preparing the site, acquiring material, and laying out the wall -- Placement : fitting stones together -- Faces : stones that show, and the creation of surfaces -- Special structures : variations on a theme -- Rhythm and temperament : ways of managing the work -- Notes on design : thinking about walls in the landscape -- Repair and restoration : techniques of imitation and the idea of renewal -- Why stone walls are beautiful -- Our glossary : common and uncommon terms
Control code
1542066
Dimensions
21 x 23 cm
Edition
First pbk. edition
Extent
xxiv, 198 pages
Isbn
9780881505467
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1542066
  • (OCoLC)52497629

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